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  • Board members
  • Employees
  • Executives
  • Human Resource managers
  • Managers

The Victorian Public Sector Commission and Department of Premier and Cabinet act as key advisers to government on employment and remuneration matters for executives in the Public Service and sector.

Victorian executives form the key leadership and management group of the Victorian Public Service and sector.

The VPSC’s role is to:

  • provide advice on Executive employment and remuneration
  • maintain the Public Service Executive Data Collection
  • Maintain the Public Sector Executive Government Sector Executive Remuneration Panel (GSERP) Data collection

2014 Executive Remuneration Increase

The Premier has approved an annual adjustment to executive remuneration of 2.5 per cent effective from 1 July 2014. This applies to the Victorian public service and public entities in the broader public sector.

The Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) collects information executive employment in the Victorian Public Service and Victorian public sector.

Public Service Executive Data Collection The Victorian Public Sector Commission collects information on executives employed under Part 3 of the Public Administration Act 2004. The data collected is used to monitor and report on executive employment, remuneration and compliance with government executive employment policy.


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Remuneration for public sector executives is established by government and managed by the Government Sector Executive Remuneration Panel (GSERP). The VPSC provides advice and support to the operations

Policy on Executive Remuneration for Public Entities in the Broader Public Sector explains how remuneration is determined and approval procedures. It is recommended reading for board members, CEOs and HR practitioners in public sector organisations.


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Executive remuneration and employment policy for the Victorian Public Service forms part of the Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) key duties.

Victorian Public Service (VPS) executives are employed under Part 3 of the Public Administration Act 2004. The Victorian Public Sector Commission and Department of Premier and Cabinet act as key advisers to government on employment and remuneration matters. The current VPS executive remuneration bands are outlined in the table below.


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